The SWADHISTHANA is located 3 inches below the navel (7.5 cm) In Sanskrit means sweetness or loveliness.
The second chakra governs our capacity to build & maintain relationships with the world.
This chakra is about friendliness, emotions and erotic sexuality. The sacral is the pleasure seeker. This chakra allows us to experience our true desires.
The MÛLÂDHÂRA is the Sanskrit word for the Root Chakra. This is the first of the chakras and is located at the base of the spine, at the perineum area.
It also provides us our ability to manifest security and stability. Feeling safe is primordial to the good functioning of the Root Chakra, so it is also related to our basic survival needs. Safety is basic to survival, but also is reproduction -understanding reproduction as survival of the species. Continue reading
This year, the autumn equinox is on the 23rd of September. That day, the sun crosses over the equator heading to the southern hemisphere.
Equinox and solstice are naturally occurring seasonal cycles whose energies we can tune into as we deepen our spiritual consciousness.
The autumn equinox brings us balance in light. Day and night are of equal length. It is a period to find equanimity and stability.
Autumn is also a time for harvest the summer fruits. It’s a time to be grateful for the seeds you sowed. It is a good period to enjoy the fruits of any project, ideas or goals you have been working on.
How many times have you heard the saying “Once in a Blue Moon”? Well, it is more than an expression and believe it or not Blue Moon is here.
Blue Moon does not happen very often. About once every 2.5 years. Even though it is named after a colour, this moon in not literally blue. Continue reading
Is there any relation between the chakras and the dharma?
This question was place in front of me by a student few days ago. The immediate answer that came to my mind was yes, there is. However, I had to analyse properly my response. Continue reading
Do you know that Reiki is used in many hospital around the world? Some hospitals in Australia, Canada, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, UK and US offer Reiki as part of their integrative medicine programs. A survey conducted in 2008 reported that over 800 hospitals in the US offered Reiki to their inpatients. Continue reading
Over the last decade, the number of people using Reiki to complement medical treatments like Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has greatly increased. Reiki is not an alternative to a medical school curriculum. It does not intend to replace medical or psychological treatment. Reiki is a complementary therapy part of an integrated medicine programme. Continue reading